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No Dearth of Prctty Glrls In
Iho Contest for Queen.
The Players' Club Havo Beon Invlted lo
Give Thoir Latost Success, "Wealth
and Matrimony," In Bedford
City and Elsewhere.
^Speclal to The Tlmes-Dlspatch.)
ROANOKE. VA., Aprll 28,-Whether lt
ls due to the weather or the many publto
entertalnmcnts, lt ls not known,. but one
or tho other has been the cause of mak?
lng the post week a , blank bo far aa
homo soclal functlons are concerned.
There have beon any number of amall
afTalrs, a tevr couples to play carda, or
take supper, but no largo prtvate en?
tertalnment. It ls BUggested that prob?
ably thlB may be duo to the fact that tha
weather has boen so wlntry that the la
dios could not wenr thelr sprlng coatumea
to entertalnments and they had laid
away party drcsses worn bofore the be?
ginning of tho Lcnlon season. Anyhow.
there hua been no larga prlvate functlon
and none schoduled for the near futura.
The carnlval beglna on the 4th of May,
and thero has boon a llvely contest go?
lng on for Quecns of the Carnlval. There
have been mnny candldates up, but, one
after another has wlthdrawn and at the
end of tho week, there are only four,
l'hey nre Miss Annle Mannlng, a charm
Ing young lady, who Ib dellvery clerk at
tho postofflce, and has hundred of frlends
who havo beon actlvely at owrk for her.
Another- candldate ls Miss Agnos Dou
gan, who Ib stenographor ln.thu cleln-, of
lleo of the Norfolk and Western and hua
also hundreds of frlends who have bc-i:i
working for her. Bho la also a very
tharmlng and popular young wqman. M'Isa
Annlo Sexton, ono of tho preltlest Of the
goung glrls, Is also a candldate and there
nre many who wlsh to se'fe her qucen,
and thlnk that In polnt of beauty, she ls
bost fltted for lt. Miss Barbara Boyo.
another pretty candldate, ls a daughter
of R*v. Mr. Hoyd, and tho young lady
ls a favortte wlth all who know her.
The Roanoko Players' Club haa been
Invlted to liedford Clty to give a per
lormnnco for the txineflt' of the Flre 7>e
pirtmont. They wlll probably accept the
Invltatlon and prodticP thelr latest euc.
ccsb, "Wealth and Matrimony." The
club hns frequently pls.yed l.v? Bedford
and other placos near Roanoke, and al?
ways attracts large audler.ces.
Tbe Ronnoke Elks are hard at work
on thelr bazaar. whlch opens on the 11th
of May. They havo received many con
triouttons, some eomlng from long dls
tanccs, and tho people of the clty have
boon very llberal. The bazaar wlll run
ror two weeks. and the Elks are flgurlng
qn rnlslng a. large amount to complete
tho payments on thelr bulldlng.
The mlsslonary toa glven by the ladles
of thn Socond Preebyterlan Church at
tho resldenco of Major C. C Taliaferro
yesterday was a most lnterestmg and en
Joyablo affair. A novel feature of lt
was the dlsplay of a mlsslonary trunk
Whlch had gone the rounds of tho world
collectlng as St went.
Tha Knlghts of Columbu* entertalned
tho Ladles' Bociety, whlch ncts as an
auxlllary, Thursday nfght nt tha Y. M. I.
HalL It waa a mo*t dellghtful affair,
and thoroughly enjoyed by all the partl
CAPE CHARLES GERMAN
Assembly Dance Glven at th? Ariington
Was a Brilliant Affcir.
(BpecUl to Tlia TiniM-Dtspatch.)
CAPE CHARLES. VA., Aprll 25.?Qulte
the swollest and prettlest dance that has
ovor been gtnren ln Cape Charles was the
cssembly dance glven at the Ariington
Hotel on Tuesday evenlng. There wlll be
an assembly dnnce at the hotel every
month durlng tho aeason. At 1?. o'clock a
supper, such as the gods would provide.
waa aerved, conslstlng of tho dellcacloa of
the season, after whlch danclng was r.e
sumed. The elaborate costumes of the
ladles gave a brilliant colorlng to the
scene. The patronesses were: Mrs. Carl
Herdlc, of Wllllamsport. Pa; Mra. Gcorge
Jarvls Spady, Mrs. James Wllson and
Mrs. Burlolgh Kellam. The dancers
folk;wero: Mrs. Wlne, of New Tork; Mr.
Hendorson Tr.wis, Miss Georgle Orton,
of Enstvllle; Mr. Sum Nottlngham, of
Eastvllle; Lynn Plsher, Eastvlllo; Mr.
Paul Travefs, of Now York; Etta Bal?
lard, Oarroll Sturgls, Evelyn Nottlnghom.
Mr. Waddell Jesse Savage, Wnlston Tyler,
Lols Sterllng, of Norfolk; Clollford Goltt
gun, Uosslo Crowder, nf Kollor; I. Stor
llng Nottlngham, Laura Nottlngham,
Clarence Hollnnd, Nunnlo Nottlngham,
Irvlng Nottlngham, Ethel Nottlnghnm,
Tom Jones; Stags: Wlll Sharley, Wll?
llams, Byrd Downlng, Kellams, Wllllam
Wescott, John T. Wliklns, Eastvllle; C.
B. Snilthors, Hnrry Ruspell, Harry Orton
and John and Stetson Gofngan.
Vlsttors ln search of rishlng- and sport
are mlgratlng to Its mecca, and "the Ar*
llngton" han-e many guests roglstored..
Mr. and Mrs. F. Tucker Wliklns, who
havo been at "the Ariington" for the
past year, havo bought a beautlful home
on Thlrd Streot, and are now livlng there.
Mrs. Barnoy and ? Miss Barney, of
Meadowvllle, Va., have been visitlng Mrs.
J. C. Rodgers.
Mrs. Peter B. Rmlth, after a pleasnnt
Vlslt to her daughter, at Delmar, has
returned to Capa Charles.
EstablJBiied a Centnry Ago.
THE Marked Indlylduallty
of our entlre stock commends
it to those desiring to make
WEDDINQ GIFTS possesslng
beauty and character,
ggyupon satlsfuctory rtferences
we wlll be pleascd to send gooda
QALT & BRO.,
1107 Pennsytvania Avenue,
Washlngton, D. C.
MISS ALICE MATTHEWS,
Queen of the Oarnival at Fayettevillo, N. C. Last "Weok.
A QUIET WEEK IN
Reproductlon of BibI at the
Opera House Was an Artls
ticand Financial Success.
(SlMicUl to The Tlmea-DIapatch.)
FREDERICKSBURG, VA., April 25.?
Thla week haa been an unusually quiet
ono aoclally, owlng ln great measure to
the cool and cloudy weather, but wlth
brlght, warm days. thoro wlll be a mark
ed changit ond gayety wUI once more be
the order of the day.
The reproductlon of BIbl at the Opera
House last nlght was the only publlc
cvent of the week ln whlch the aoclety
people wure especlally lnterested. It was
welcomed wlth tho same enthuslaBm
whlch marked lts flrat presentatlon and
the event was In every respect an artls
tlc, soclal and financial success. In the
east wero about slxty young peoplo of
the clty, who were well fltted by grace,
beauty and attalmnentsv for thelr dlffer
ent part*. Tho floral fantasy formed a
beautlful plcturo and tho weddlng scene
wlth tho falry's weddlng ceremony, whlch
was added as a new feature. waa most
attractive. The proceeds wero for the
beneflt of the Mary Washington Hos
pltal, and a handaoine sum waa real
Miaa Annie E. Wlllls, of Llgnum. Cul
peper county, la the guest of her reiatlve.
Miss Nannle G. Wlllla.
Mlsa Rose Tayloo, of Charlottesvllle,
who has been vlsltlng Mlsa Mary Gor
sld'h Wallaee. has returned homo.
Miss Lana Rowe ls vlsltlng the famlly
of Mr. W. McD. Lee and other frlends at
Mi?3 Carroll XV. Wellford, of Sablne
Hall, Richmond county, haa been the
5uest thls week of Miss Fannie Tucker
Mra. J. Edward Tyler. of Baltimore.
la vlslting her parents, Mr. and Mrs. W.
Mlsa Lucilla Yates ls spcmllng some
tlmo at ICenmore, tho suburlian home of
her relatlves, Mr. D. R, Mlller and faml?
ly. near Baltimore.
Mrs. John R. Lauder, of Brazll, ls vlslt?
lng hor slstor, Mrs. J. A. Honderson.
Mrs. Wllllam Grafton, of Sewlcklev.
Pa., ls the guest of Mrs. John T. Gool
rlck and Miss Chow, of tho snmo place,
la vlsltlng Mra. J. Arthur Taylor and fam?
Mr. J. Samuel Splcer and brlde. of Wln?
chester; Mrs. A. J. Parsons, of Baltimore,
nnd Mrs. XX' R. Holdon. ot Chase Clty,
have been the guests- thls week of Mr.
and Mra. W. A. Mulleh.
Old Virginia " Break Down" nt the
Home of Mr. W. M. Sterne.
(Speclal to Tlie Tlmes-Dlspatch.)
DINWIDDIE C. H., VA., AprU 25.-The
hospltablo home of Mr. and Mrs. W. M.
Sterne, nt thls placo, waa thrown opon
lar.t evenlng, the occaslon holng a rccep
tioi and an old Vlrglnla "brcakdown,"
given -ln honor of Mlsa Ellzabeth Neely,
of Portsmouth. Tho rooms wero beautl
fr.Ily deeorated wlth (lowera of tho sea
60n, such aa smilax and dogwood. About
mldnlght the guests partook of a flne
aupper, and tho punch bowl, a most popu?
lar resort, was preslded over by Mlsses
Ellzabeth Neely, of Portsmouth, and An
ne Gllllam Smith, of Richmond. A atrlng
band from Petersburg furnlshed muslo
for the evenlng, and the young peoplo
dr.nced until daybreak to Ita Bwoet and
Insplrlng etralna. Among those preHent
were Mlaaea Ellzabeth Neely, of Ports?
mouth; Rena Fltzgerald and Anne Gll?
llam Smith, of Richmond; L. M. Bols
Rfau, Alma and Laura Harrla, Emlly
Ellaabeth BaBkervllle. Lllla B. Lucy, Bes
f.Io Alloy, Mary and Evelyn Bolsseau nnd
Mra. C. I, Brown and Mra. O. J, Bols
aeau, of Dlnwlddle. The gentleipen pres?
ent were Evorett ChamberB and Benjamln
Dobney, of Petersburg; Dr. W. H. Llppltt,
S. Y. Gllllam, John Batto, Thomaa Monta
gue Netherland, Percy Doylo, R. 13 Lew
ls<. C. M. Adklna, A. G. Butterworth, Jr.,
Howard and Ben Butterworth, Preston
Bolsaean. R. A. Thrift, F. O. Brlstor, John
Bolsseau, ,T, M. Reese, Algle Bolsseau, M..
B. Branch, Jr., G. ,A. Bolaseau and L. M.
Applewhlte, of Dlnwlddle county.
Marriage of Miss Cooke Recalls an Ear
ller Marriage ln the Famlly.
(Speclal to The Times-Dlapatch.)
QLOUCESTER, C. H., VA., April 26.?
The marriage of Mlsa Olga Mordecal
Throcmorton Cooke, of Glouoester, and
Mr. Floyd LeCato, of Delaware, wh'ch
waa solemnlEed lately at Rooe CotUge,
tho home of the bride'a aunt, Miss Mary
Cooke, recalle the ato^y of Mordecal'
Cooko, of "Mordecal'a Mount," an ancea
tor of MI88 Cooke. Tho story runs thua:
In the early days of the colony, when
the gentler scx were not much ln evl
dence, a ship appeared ln the, Ware Rlvcr
loaded wlth Engllah laselea. The gontry
of Glouceater wero just then on the --ot
trlal of a red tox. Mordecal Cooke, not
belng willing to glve up the fox aud
wantlng flrat cholce of the lasslea, pald
the captaln a good euiu to keep tbo
patches down Ull the chase waa over,
when he appeared wlth the brueh, nnd
chooslng a buxom red-halred lass (Joan
Constablo), went hla way homo rejolo
Mrs. Rlchard Hornnr has returned to
>Mlsa Leoh Tallaferro haa returned from
a vlslt to Newport News.
Mr. C. E. Cary spent part of the week
Mr. W. E. Corr haa returned from Bal?
Miss Mary Page Lee ls ln Washing?
Mr. iJewls Byrd has Mturned from a
vlslt to Orange county.
Ml8s Margaret Tabb ls ln Peteraburg.
Judge J. _. Tallaferro has returned
Mr. Curtls James has returned from a
vlslt t.o Fautjuler.
Judgo and Mrs. Welford and Miss Sue
Wellford, of Richmond, are spendlng a
few weekB at Berghweatra, tholr home
on the North River.
Later they wlll make their home ln
Gloucester, and wlll recelve a heorty
welcome from thelr many warm frlends,
Miss Nannle Fox, of Balra, has return?
ed from a vlslt to Norfolk.
Mrs. Marlon Bmlth 1b vlsltlng Mrs.
Tho Lltorary Crub of North and Ware
rlvers nelghborhoods met thls evenlng at
Hopt, Haven, Mrs. Sanders' home.
Mr. T. Armsted, who haa been rlsttbig
Mr. laeger, of Glen Roy, has returned
buy a poor REFRIG
ERATOR when you
can get a good one at about the
same pricef We bave sold, since
in business, many makes, but not
one that, in our judgment, equals
tbe "AUTOMATIC." We have the
cheaper makes, if you wish them,
and very little difference ln price.
That Do Not Slip.
Dld you ever slt on a chair or
sofa and have the linen cover slip
from under you? If so, it wasn't
made right. One of the best
"SLIP COVER CUTTERS" in
Richmond draws his salary every
Satuiday here. A uobby line of
Linens to choose from, and an es
timate costs you nothlng.
The largest line ln Richmond of
WHITNEY, HEYWOOD and
WAKEFIELD makos, and pricea
not half as large as we bope the
baby is. _
709-11-13 E. BROAD STREET.
MANY CARD CLUBS
Mrs. Brooks Rogers Enter?
talned Giiis'Card Glub on
(Speclal to The Tlmes-Dlspatch.)
PETERSBURG, VA., Aprll zo.-Mra.
Brooks Itoger* entortnlntd tho Glrls' Cord
Club Wednesday afternoon nt tho homo
ot her father, Mr. R. L Watson, on Un
lon Street. Four-hand euchre was played.
Mra, R. C, Bcott, Jr., Mrs. James Maaun,
Miss Roberta Olll and Miss Annle Mo
Konnoy were prlzo-wlnnera.
The guests lnoluded Mrs. W. F. Bbovenfl,
Mra. Wllllam Beach, Mrs. Alexander
Hamllton, Mrs. James McCievy, Mrs.
Cnarlea Hall Davis, Mrs. James Mason.
Mrs. ' Wllllam McGIll, Mrs. Wllllam Ma
hone, Br., Mrs. Gordon McCnbe, Jr., Mrs.
Wllllam L Vonahle, Mrs. John Moyler,
Mrs, Robert Hamllton. Mrs. Tallaferro,
'Mrs. John Horbort Clnlborne, Mra. 11. C
Scott, Br., Mrs. John Gordon Uennlo, Mrs.
Alfrcd Frlend, Jr., Mrs. Apa Rogera, Mrs.
Kobert Watson, Mrs. W. A. Brngg, Mrs.
Chlsholm, Mrs. John I^molne, Mrs. Al
fred Wltherspoon. Mlsses Susle Whyto,
Mary Gee, Virglo blater, Annlo Watso
Lee Booth, Mary Joffrl"s Catnp, Helon
Loavenworth, Jennlo Rogers, of Roanoke;
Besslo Venablo, Morle McGIll, I-:ima Tem
plo, Jennlo Splcer, Carrle Craddock, Al
Ile Walte, Annlo McKenney, Bessle Strat
ton and Grlzello Muilen.
Mrs. Duncan Wrlght entertalned at
oards Thursday afternoon at the home
of Mra. VIrgle Campbell on South Jef?
Miss Jennle Rogers, of Roanoke, ls
visitlng In tho homo of Mr. Asa Rogers
Miss Helen Venable, who has been vis?
itlng ln Cumberland, Md., has returnfed
Mlsses Nan Davis, Mary Patteson and
Sadie Foster, of Now York, are visitlng
Mlsa Jane Loe, of I>?xlngton, Va., Is
tho guest of Mrs. L*Roy Ropor ln Peters?
Mr. and Mrs. Thomn; S<:ott, who have
been visitlng Mrs. Johh McGIll, returned
to Richmond last Monday.
Mrs. Olllo Moody nnd Miss Aubrey Rob?
lnson aro visitlng ln Rlchmond.
Mr. Ross Ilinton wll] leave Sunday for
ST. ALBANS GERMAN
Fo'lowed by the Dance of tho Radford
German Club, a Brilliant Affair.
(Speclal to The Tlmes-Dlspatch.l
BAST RADFORD, VA., April 25.?The
Easter german at St. Albnns on Wed?
nesday nlght was one of the enjoyablo
affalrs after tho breoklng up of the
Lonten season. The german was under
the auspices of the St. Albans Ger?
man Club. of whlch Mr. F. M. Moseley,
Jr., of Alabama, ls presldent. Twen
two couple3 occupied tho floor, and sev?
eral persons wero present who dld not
dance. Professor C. Ashby Henry. wlth
Miss Gertrude Vennble, led.
Mr3. Ernest Mltchell, of uloomlngton,
111., ls spendlng a few days wlth her
frlend. Mrs. Wllllam Ingles.
Messrs. R. C. Munger and Edgar Chan
cellor, old St. Albans boys, but now of
the Unlversity, are visitlng frlends at the
school. and took part ln tho german
Miss Suo Hampton Tyler ls tralnlnj? a
troupe of chlldren and youths proparatory
to glvlng nn entertalnment, "Tho Frollo
of the Holidays," on May lst. for the
beneflt of tho Presbyterlan Church.
The Radford German Club gavo a ger?
man at the cotillton rooms Frlday nlght,
and lt was qulte an elegant affair.
Mrs. Frank Cassel has gone to West
Vlrglnla to spend a few days wlth her
Ganeral G. C. Wharton, one of the last
survlvlng gonerals of the Confederacy,
haa been qulto <dck. but ls now much
better, and hopes to ba well enough to
attend the Now Orleans reunlon.
Young Ladies' Dramatic Club Will Pre?
sent "The Talisman" This Week.
(Speolnl to Tlio Tlnics-Dlsuutch.)
FARMVILLE, VA. Aprll 25.?"The
Talisman," by Scott. wRl be presented by
the Normal School Dramatic Club, at
the Opera Housa Frlday evonlng. May
lst. Tha proceeda wlll be .used for the
beneflt of the Normal annual,
Mrs. J. S. Mclhvalno entertalned hand
aomely und most dellghtfully at her
homo on Randolph Street, last Wednes?
day afternoon betweon irie hours of &
and 7 o'clock. Mrs. Mcllwatne ls a
charmlng hostess. und has alroady won
an envlabls placo lu Farmvlllo aoclal
Dr. O. B. Sears. of tho Normal, leo
tured to a large audlonco ln the Opera
House last Friday nlght, and dellvered
a uoi.giuiul uiki most Insiruouve taiK.
Tho Iecturo was ono of the serles ln the
interest of education. Professor Jonc-3
will dellver tho next. ? ." ?,
Mr G'. R. Glenn, general agent of tho
Peabody Fund, was the guost of Presl?
dent Jniman on Monday.
Mrs Robert Louls Froear, who spent
tho Easter holidays wlth hor parenta lu
Rlchmond, bus returned home
Miss Mary Woodruff has returned, af?
ter belng absent about a week at Wllkos
barre Pa., whero sho attended the nlnth
blennlal convention of the Young Wo
man's Chrlstlnn Assoclatlon.
Representatives of Its Two
Educatlonal Instltutlons At
(Speclnl to The Tlmen-DUpstch.)
LEXINGTON, VA.. Aprll 20.-Mra. E.
R. Funkhoiiser and her daughters, Mlsses
Inoz and Edith FimkhouoBr, loft here
Thursday for Baltimore clty, whero they
oipaot to spend somo tlmo visitlng rela
Uves In that clty.
Mra. Lou Stehnnuller left thla week
for Baltimore. where she wlll make her
future resldenco wlth her alster, Miss
Htelnniuller, and brother, Professor
StetnmiiUer, of that clty.
Mr. Louls Lyons ttnd Mrs. Jacob Lyons
havo roturned from Baltimore, whero
thoy spent some tlmo visitlng relatives
ln -that. city.
Mr. W. R- Beoton was ln Roanoke clty
durlng tha past week as tho ropresenla
tlvo of tho Royal Aroanum lodgo of thls
pluco. uttondlng tho nieetliig of the
Mr. Samiiel W. Sterrctt nnd daughter,
of Hlghland county, ^vore ln Lexlntfton
iluiliitf the pu*l wcuk. They alao vWuU
THE DAYLIQHT CASH STORC
Every word is correct. Nothing is gnossod or aasumed. This is the Btory:
Dress Goods at 25 per cent. off regular price; Tailored Suits, 33 1-8 per cent. off;
White Goods at about half price, and Wash Goods at the lowest pricea the Richmond
publio has ever known.
Monday's Dress Goods Sale, 25 Per Cent. Off.
25c Challies at I9c.
Those are strlpod ln the followlng
colbrs: plnk, tan. r^d, cndet, nllo,
navy nnd llght gray, about 831-S
per cent. lesa than wero sold.
50c Snowflake at 38c.
In ftve dlffercnt oolorlngs, 30 Inchea
wlde, fJilii ls exceptlonol value.
50c Mohair at 39c
Navy blue and black. 48 lnches wlde,
hlgh lustre, one of Monday great
[onday's Tailored Suit Sale, 33 1.3 Per Cent. Off.
58.50 Tailored Suits, $5.
?Trlmmed ln brald and slik drops, re
duced for our Monday salo.
8 12.50 Suit for $775.
Well-tallored, trlmmed ln straps and
buttnna, almost out half ln two for
!55l8 Tailored Suit, $11.50.
Only tho now styles. b'louse jacket,
wlth cape collar effecl. trlmmed ln
brald, ln small buttons, another
8c. Lawn at 5c.
Sheer and flne, 40 lnches wlde.
I9c Etamine at II _c.
Thlrty-two lnches wlde, wlll launder
Rnd woar well.
25 to 39c Oxford at 19c.
Seo wlndow dlsplay of mercerlzed
before It waa woven, whlch makes
lts flnlsh permanent.
(onday's Wash Goods Sale?Exception&bly LowPrices.
7c Bleached Cotton, 5c.
Eitra heavy, 80 lnches wldej thla
cotton would be a bargaln at the
lowest prlce cotton ever reached.
10c Ginghams at 8c.
Medlum ond wlde stripes ln .plnk,
gray and blues.
breys at I5c.
In slx dlfferent colorlngs, the same
goods that you havo pald 25c. tbr
many a time. ,
frlends and relatlves ln Rockbrldge
Rev. Dr. Robert J. McBryde and Dr.
Reld White left Monday for a sojourn
of several weeks ln Florlda.
Alr. Nelson Myers went to Wythe
vlllo thls week to attond tho weddlng
of Mr. Georgo C. Moore, son of Mr.
Harry Moore, cf Lexlngton viclnlty, and
Mlsa Kate Pendleton. daughter of Mr.
and Mra. Robert N. Pendleton, of Wythe
vllle. The weddlng took plaoe ln Bt.
John'a Eplscopal Church, Wythovllle, on
Wednesdny afternoon at 0 o'clock.
l^rofessor Al L. Nelson ond Dr. James
A. Quarlos. of Washington and Lee Unl?
verslty, are ln Richmond. atlondlng the
.Southern Educatlonal Conference. Mra.
Nelson accompanled Professor Nelson.
Miss Jennio Crlgler, a studont of the
Farmvllle Normnl School, ls vlsltlng her
parents, Mr. and Mra Thomas J. Crlg?
Mr. XV. H. Asnor hns returned from
Salem, where he nttended the meeting
of the Dlstrict Stewards of Roanoke Dls?
trict, M. B. Church, South, durlng the
past week. ??
Mr. G, D. Lotohor was abaent durlng
th? past week at Warm Sprlngs on legal
Good Amateurs at Urewe.
(Speclal to The Tlmes-Dlspatch.)
CREWE, VA.. April 25.?The ladles of
the Presbyterlan Church wlll glve a plny
ln tho Young Men's Chrlstlan Assoclation
llall on tho evenlng of May lat for' the
Leneflt of the manao fund. Tho play la
n humorouB comedy entltled "Not a Man
in the House."
The openlng ploco wlll bo a May Queen
by twenty-ilve llttlo glrls.
Delightful Receptlon Oiven to
Mr. Stephen D. Timberlake
and Hls Falr Bride.
(Speclal to Tbo Ttinea-Dlapatcb.)
STAUNTON, VA.. April 25.?A most de?
lightful receptlon was giiven at tho hos
pitnblo home of Mr. and Mrs. Stephen
D. Timberlake, on North Lewls Btreet,
Wednesdny evenlng In honor of Mr.
Stephen D. Timberlake, Jr.. and hla brlde,
who arrlved in Staunton the day before
from an extended weddlng trlp.
Tha largo and spaclous parlora had
boen beautifully decorated for the occa
slon; the front room green and the halls
and second room red. The guests!
were ushered Into the front parlor by
Mrs. Stephen D. Timberlake, Mrs. Stephen
D. Timberlake, Jr., Mra. H. M. Ball and
Mrs. Thomas Hogshead. Tho guests were
ushered Into tho next room by Mra.
Charles Hoge and Mra. Dr. F. M. Hanger.
Tho punch bowl was preslded over by
Missos Glndys Frazler and Rosalle Whlt
tle. Mlsses Dlzzle IClnney and Bettle
Bell entertained the guests ln tho dlnlng
ronrn where they woro aerved wlth the
most dalnty refreshments.
Tho entertalnment proved to be a very
delightful ono, and nearly two hundred
were present, Tho fwllowlng la a partlal
11st of those present: Mosdamea J. A.
Alexander, W. W. Klng, G. O. Gooch, W.
P. Tama, XV. R. Tyree, .T. Fred EMngor,
H. G. Timberlake, H, A. Walker, Mra. Mc
Cullough, W. A. Bowle8, W. A. Pratt, M.
C. Braxton, H. H. Wyatt, W. C Mar
shall. H. D. Murray, R. P. Bell. Gilpln
Wlllson, Kenneth McCoy, Mrs. Dr. T. T.
Fauntleroy, Thomas D. Ranson. George
M. Harrlson, A. F. Klnnoy, B. a Sublett,
Alex. F. Robertaon, E. Lacy GIbson, R.
B. R Nelson Donald Allen, R C Jett,
F. M. Young. Henry Hutchlnson, J. '_.
Peyton, Clay Mlller, J. R. Taylor, V. L.
Denney, T. C. Morton, A. M. Fraser, Eva
Kerr, F. F. Kerr, Joseph A- Glas
gow. Jacob Yost. John Pancake, -.
E. O. Peala. C Russell Cald
well; Mlsoes Janet Bell, Loutse Al?
len, Mlsses Baker. Mary P. Duvall, Sophle
Luttgen, Besste Worthlngton, Ellzabeth
Jones, Mtases Ranson, Margaret Cochran,
Robecca Young, Marnlo Grasty, Annie
McFarland, Margnret Kable Mary Berktf-"""
loy, Rose Harrlson, Miss Baker and
Among those who attended the wed?
dlng of Colonel Wllllam J. Perry to MIsp
Maude Conrad, In Richmond. thla weeli
wore: Miss Clara Nothragol, Mr. James
R. Taylor, Jr.. and llttle daughtor. Mat
tle, J. Martln Perry, George Hutchlnson
Captaln Rudolph Bumgardner J. Bald
wln Ranson, Miss Sue Perry, Mr. R. M.
Professor Wllllam A. Bowles ln ln Rich?
mond attending tho meeting of tlie South?
ern Educctlonal Soclety. \
Mrs. Laura McCoy and llttle son are
apendlng some tlmo ln Richmond vlsltlng
Miss Clara Nothnagle wll spend several
days ln Richmond vlsltlng relatlves.
Mrs. N. H. McCullough, presldent of the
Davls Monument Assoclatlon, ls ln Rlcn
mond vlsltlng frlends on Franklin Street.
Tho re-elentlon of Dr. Bcnjamln Black
ford as superlntendent of tha Western
Stato Hospltal, whlch posltlon he haa ao
accoptably fllled for seven consecutlve
terms, by tho Board of Dlrectors In Rich?
mond last weok week plenses the whola
Store for Success and Success for the People.
00 Broad, Opp. Foushee.
A\en, Women and Boys
on Pay-Easy Plan.
1403 East riain Street.
Man and Boy on Pay
Greatest April Record in Our History.
Better values, bottor sorvice, better assortmonts than over, enconragecl by tlie unprecedented
business tliat April days thus far havo shown. Wo have strainod every uerve to get specials even
greator tiian those we have boen giving. # , ... ? .
Every aiticlo mentionod below is a stirnng, businoss-brmging offermg. Don't fail to visit
"Busby's" tliis week. Mr. L. W. Allen, the smiior partner of tho lirm of Allen & "Wilson, is with
ns at 00 Broad street, whero he would bo ploased to see his many friends.
This department la tur
passiiig ull records in the
splendor of its exhlblt, ln tho
variety of Ita styles, ln tlie
unjirecedented priee induce
monts ofl'ored. Every keou
Judgo of atyle and vnluo
ehould ace aud ehare in the
Suits, Skirts and Coats.
Fino Covcrt and lllaek Cheviot Coats, made looae
baclc and front.
Tnffeta Silk lilouae Coats, collarlesa, with attaclied
cape, long Btole front, Dishop sleevea.
Silk Shirt-Waist Suita, iu new taffeta, plain atripe
Fine Voile Skirts, In back or blue, entirely new
An ininieiise colleotion of up-to-date Waists.
Fino Uiiiou Liuon Waists, made striutly tailored,
with broad pleatcd front.
1'eaii de Soie and Crepo de Chine Waists, iu all
tho popular sliades.
Ladiea' Ribbed Underwear and Ilosiery.
l.isio Vi'sta, with Val. luve edging.
Ladles' Lace Lislo Hoso.
Ladies' Fancy llosc, iu black und white.
l'iirusoIs> in all tho latgat shudes.
Renowned R. & G. Coiscts.
Iluy your Suits hero. Why? Because here there
are ovor two thousand Htiita to soleot from, overy ono
..?.in_ ri distlnotivo in stylo, thorough hv
?s-... woikmnnship aiul low in price.
Benutinil toxfures in Fanoy
Worstedn, Cnssiiiierea, Oxforda,
Cheviots, Unflnished Worsteds]
Iligh-Grade Shirta, Fanoy Hoso,
Neckwear, Umlerwenr, StilT anil
Soft Hats, in thc litlest blocks.
Kiug Quallty Shoe, liobt jL* "yh
shoe on the imuUot. . \ ft
Boys' Suilor Suits, muUe of
pure worstod blue seige, triimned
with 12 rowfi of silk bruid, shields,
embioiilcrwl with silk, uml all
seums sewed with string silk.
Boys' Niu-folk Suits, i.mda of
extra aerviceabla all-wool fancy
cheviuts and blue tier^e.
Boya' Threo-I'iei.-o Suits, in
fancy chaviots, bluo and black
and Conductors' Suits!